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Which of the following best explains why the United States experienced the largest "baby boom" in its history between 1946-1964?


Federal and state legislation banned several types of birth control during the war years and thereafter.


Returning WWII vets married their girlfriends in record numbers during the period.


The full employment and suburban lifestyle of the era provided the means to have children.


Medical advances of the 1930s and 1940s had greatly decreased the infant mortality rate in the nation.


The U.S. government encouraged large families in order to compete with the population growth in the U.S.S.R.

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